Plans being discussed for annual event
Star Trek fans maybe making the trip to Ticonderoga next year. James Cawley, a Star Trek enthusiast, actor and movie producer, wants to bring fellow Trekkies to his hometown.
Project involves many community helpers
A retaining wall on Wicker Street in Ticonderoga is becoming a work of art. Work has started to paint a mural on the concrete structure near Inter-Lakes Health. It’s scheduled to be completed in the spring.
The Learning Arts performs, teaches
Ticonderoga students got a taste of Broadway recently. The Learning Arts, a collaboration of music and education professionals, recently presented “Broadway and Carnegie Hall” to students.
Concerts slated in Schroon Lake, Ticonderoga
The Champlain Valley Chorale will present its annual Christmas concert Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Schroon Lake and again Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church on Wicker Street in Ticonderoga.
Part of annual Ticonderoga North Country Christmas
A new exhibit will open at The Downtown Gallery in Ticonderoga as part of the community’s annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas. “Adirondack Landscapes” by the Upper Hudson Valley Water Color Society will be displayed Nov. 30 through Jan. 25.
Polar Express holiday kick-off includes selection of youth guest train conductors, vouchers for veterans, military
The Polar Express holiday excursions on the Saratoga-North Creek Railway smashed records when introduced in 2011. They return this year with some special amenities, to be showcased at 1 p.m. Monday Nov. 11 at the Saratoga Rail Station. At the event, several youngsters will be chosen to be Guest Conductors, and Veterans and military personnel can pick up vouchers for free train rides on this popular scenic railroad.
The Copperfield Inn will present its 2nd Annual Nashville in North Creek Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.
Essex County may be out of the running for one of three casinos planned to be built in New York in the next few years, but Chesterfield Supervisor Gerald Morrow believes there is still a way to bring gaming to the region.
At Lake George Oktoberfest's debut in 2012, the resort village's main street was filled with people celebrating and dancing to German music. This year's edition —set for Saturday Oct. 12 and Sunday Oct. 13 — is expected to be just as fun and popular.
Lake George is becoming known for its celebrations, and the latest is likely to extend that reputation. Billed to be Lake George's largest party yet of its kind, the Festival for the Lake is occurring this weekend, with a street fair complete with beer and wine, a lineup of musical entertainment, casino games, and a children's carnival.
Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival Sept. 28
Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate fall in the Adirondacks with its Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival. The day-long event will be held Saturday, Sept. 28.
The Middlebury College Performing Arts Series kicks off the 2013–14 season with the hip-hop theater work Word Becomes Flesh, presented by San Francisco-based company the Living Word Project.
Downtown Gallery gets new emblem
The Downtown Gallery in Ticonderoga has a new sign thanks to a community effort.
Joanies Goodies is showcasing young artists from the Schroon Lake region who will be displaying paintings, photography, drawings and glasswork.
Marge Cross’ Command Performance Dance Studio of Ticonderoga is accepting students for the 2013-14 season.